Try These Quintessential Japanese Culinary Experiences On Your Next Trip To Japan

Most people will tell you that Japanese cuisine is an acquired taste, with piquant flavours that can often shake your taste buds and olfactory nerves out of their comfort zone. I am unabashed about my bias for almost anything Japanese, especially the cuisine. It may not be a very large country but almost every region boasts of a signature culinary experience that you must try when you’re in Japan. You might stumble upon some of these emblematic Japanese dishes in restaurants in India and around the world. This list is by…

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Kunal Vijayakar on the culinary delights of a Parsi wedding

Salli chicken, patra ni macchi, and lagan nu custard. What’s not to love? From December to February, it’s the wedding season. My anxiety starts as the watchman brings the first invite. The cost of most invites, gilded in gold, is usually worth my watchman’s salary. Most often, Neha and Prateik, children of Rajani and Dhyanchand, grandchildren of Damayanti and Gulabchand, are people who I don’t know, or haven’t met in 32 years. The stress starts at the thought of my old suit not fitting, and the traffic. I glance at…

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